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PBS
Nov 9, 2009 12:35pm EST
community and the united states is the one who can do the heavy lifting. there is no question about that. >> rose: and john harris of politiceau.com gives us a one-year analysis of the oa administration. >> the idea that president obama and his team were able to somehow transform the map and transform the political geography of this country or the political demography of this country, that just doesn't look to be the case. they did redraw the map in 2008. it was an he norly impressive victory. but that doesn't mean that they have somehow fundamentally altered the landscape in permanent ways. >> and job grisham is here with a new book, a collection of short stories. >> it is more about people. more about the small town people. many of whom are struggling. many of whom have had a lot of miss erie, a lot of hope. it's about small town lawyers and the crazy things they do out of desperation. all stuff i saw firsthand many years ago. >> rose: mohamed elbaradei, john harris, john grisham next. >> funding for charlie rose has been provided by the k08ing -- following: captioning sponsored by ros
WHUT
Nov 9, 2009 6:30pm EST
a great personal privilege to be here on behalf of president obama and the united states of america. >> and the u.s. was represented by secretary of state hillary clinton who after her own speech introduced a video message. >> let me introduce a message from president barack obama. >> today there are still those who live within the walls of tyranny, human beings who are denied the very human rights that we celebrate today. and that is why this day is for them as much as it is for us. it is for those who believe even in the face of cynicism and doubt and oppression, that walls can truly come down. >> the german chancellor angela merkel gave personal memories from 20 years ago. as a german she crossed the border in 1989. >> for me it was one of the most joyful days of my life. and ladies and gentlemen, it was a pivotal time of change. that's something that we know today, that brought closer together germany, europe, and indeed the whole world. [cheers] >> then alona stretch where the walls had once stood, a line of dominoes symbolized how that barrier had crumbled. former solidarity l
WETA
Nov 9, 2009 6:00pm EST
in the united states. he is now conscious. he's been speaki to medical staff. let's get moredetailson this bbc's correondent richard watson isith me in thetudio. richard what ae you hearin >> it's a very instant pie that's going t appear in the "new york times" tomorrow our time. and sily what it suggestion is that intelligee agencies in e united states were mitoring communications of me kind between nidal mal ssan and a radicalleric who ud to be based near washington, d.c.ut who fled the countryn effectn about, well, after 9/11 attacks. now, if true this sheds some light on what's being said oer the past 12 hrs, wich is th some intelligenc agencies in th united states were aware of some attempts byidal malik hassan to contact qud leads. theleric in question is anwar al lachy. he was cented near washington, d.c. it's significanfor this reason he's already admitted in the 9/11ommission inquiry to knowing one o the 9/11 jackers. and th f.b.i. believes he knew anoth two hijacks. so that makes him a person of extreme interest. >> inow there's some talk of a possible u.k. cnection as well.
HLN
Nov 9, 2009 4:00am EST
appeals. i would argue, the united states senate and house to begin impeachment services for the conduct he committed, before he got his to the ninth circuit and particularly given the fact that he refused to talk about that before the united states senate, during his confirmation hearing. two, i don't think that bradbury or yoo has openly talked about what happened, and in fact, given the fact that may be over 100 people died because of the torture that was committed, i would say coming into a little bit of criticism doesn't begin to deal with the issue, and i think finally, it gets to the bigger issue. i think for the country to address. and if god forbid we do have another attack, in the future, historians and whoever is the president at the time will look back, despite what president obama has said about not looking back. we look back, because as a nation we want some precedent, we want to know what happened before. and if we don't make a record, if we don't determine to our best efforts what exactly happened, what transpired, what was right, what worked, what didn't work, then we wi
FOX News
Nov 8, 2009 9:00pm EST
ahmadinejad. relations between the united states and iran have been troubled for 60 years. at the epicenter was the taking of american hostages. the 1970s ta rab was exotic mrend of western ideas and conservative islamic values. in 1979 trouble was brewing when they arrived. >> i was a marine security guard. i arrived at the embassy in august. >> we arrived around 10:00 at night and got into a bullet ridden van with quite a bit of burning of tires in the streets as we made our way through the airport to the embassy. >> my first encounter to iran was late night coming in with several other marines. the next morning i awoke to the koran being read over the loud speakers. opened the windows and saw the beautiful mountains of tehran. >> political officer john limb bert executive ambassador john langdon were career diplomats. >> they sent out a message asking for volunteers to go serve in tehran. i had lived in iran before. i had taught there. i spoke the language. >> they needed someone in tehran they turn to me and say you go there for 4-6 weeks. turned out to be a little longer. >>
HLN
Nov 9, 2009 12:00pm EST
forward a vision of peace that has united the vast majority of israelis. this vision of two states for two peoples, a de-militarized palestinian state would recognize of the jewish state. what of doing by the jewish state? a state in which all individuals and minorities have equal, individual rights, yet our national symbols, language, culture sprang from the heritage of the jewish people, and most importantly in the jew from anywhere in the world has the right to emigrate to israel and become a citizen. [applause] i want to make it clear, at any jew of any denomination will always have a right to come home to the jewish state. [applause] religious pluralism and tolerance will always guide my policies. now what it does of the jewish state mean for the palestinians? it means that they must recognize that the fantasy of flooding in israel with refugees is gone. that they give up claims to galilee and the clear unequivocably that the conflict is finally over. yet, even after we achieve this peace treaty, we have to be honest and recognize it may take years for the spirit of peace to p
CBS
Nov 9, 2009 4:30am EST
end of the year. >> now it falls on the united states senate to at that time baton and bring the this efrlt to the againish line on behalf of the american people. >> reporter: but the senate may not run with it anytime soon. senator reid has yet to school the floor debate and he's hinted a final bill may not happen until early next year. and if passed, this would be the biggest expansion of health care coverage since medicare. michelle, back to you. >> tara mergener in washington. tara, thanks. >>> and just ahead on the "morning news," commuters in philadelphia get back on track this morning. plus, mixed messages. parents get lost in the facts over the h1n1 flu. first, katie couric has a preview of tonight's "cbs evening news." >>> why are big corporate donors giving to this congressman's scholarship foundation that hasn't given out a single scholarship in six years? we'll "follow the money" this week only on the "cbs evening news." . yes, they are. but i don't have time to fly all around town searching for the best price. with the sears research center, we can guarantee you get
FOX News
Nov 8, 2009 8:00pm EST
international law is binding. if they've made the decision, unprecedented in the history of the united states, to use international law instead of our own constitution as the basis to adjudicate a case. >> exactly right. amnesty international and a bunch of organizations filed a friend of the court brief before the supreme court arguing that because of customary international law, the united states was bound already to follow the u.n. convention on the rights of the child that we haven't ratified as a country. on behalf of 16 congressmen, i filed a brief opposing that, saying, they've got the international law wrong. more importantly, american law should govern america. >> so many of our people-- >> yeah, yeah! (applause) >> so many of our people are lost souls in our country and you know, the thing is, we have to find a system who help them them on the right path. that's what the kick start program is about, working with the risk children and teaching them in the inner city schools to gep hit the kids on the right path and raising self-esteem and instilling that discipline that the kid are lacki
FOX News
Nov 8, 2009 11:00pm EST
unprecedented that the united states has used international law instead of our own constitution as the basis to adjudicate a case. >> amnesty international and a bunch of other organizations filed a brief argueing that because of customary international law the united states was bound already to follow the u.n. convention on the rights of the child that we haven't ratified as a country. i filed a brief opposing saying they have the international law wrong. more importantly, american law should govern america. >> some of our young people are lost souls in our country and we have to find a system to help get them on the right path. is what my risk start program is about, working withat risk children to h help get them on the right path, raising self-esteem and in stilling the discipline the kids are lack. that is what is wrong with so many kids today. they are lost souls and trying to make make a mark but the mark is in a devastating way. like the columbine. that is an example of kids who are lost that needed a right participant to get them on the right path in life. martian arts. i
CBS
Nov 8, 2009 7:00pm EST
do strategic damage to the united states, i would either take the cold of winter or the heat of summer. i probably would sack electric power on the u.s. east cost, maybe the west coast, and attempt to cause a cascading effect. all of those things are in the art of the possible from a sophisticated attacker. >> kroft: do you believe our adversaries have the capability of bringing down a power grid? >> mcconnell: i do. >> kroft: is the u.s. prepared for such an attack? >> mcconnell: no, the united states is not prepared for such an attack. >> president barack obama: it is now clear this cyber threat is one the most serious economic and national security challenges we face as a nation. >> kroft: four months after taking office, president obama made those concerns part of our national defense policy, declaring the country's digital infrastructure a strategic asset and confirming that cyber warfare had moved beyond theory. >> president obama: we know that cyber intruders have probed our electrical grid and that in other countries cyber attacks have plunged entire cities into darkness
FOX News
Nov 9, 2009 12:00am EST
for access to united states for treatment. >> he was saying he had been a good ally. greta: he secretly arrived in new york city. >> president carter decided that our hospitality of the nation was to allow him here for cancer treatment. >> all of that exacerbated the situation. >> we learned that the administration had decided to admit the shah, and we were essentially being hung out to dry. >> they wanted him to stand trial for his alleged crimes. >> things were getting more frequent and bigger and more violent, the burning of the american flag, the burning of the effigy of president carter. greta: a group of five university students began to plan. >> islamic fundamentalists. they wanted the shah to be returned and for the united states to effectively withdraw and to stop meddling in iranian affairs. greta: the current president of iran, mahmoud ahmadinejad, was one of the five original planners. >> they decided to go after the american embassy. >> they say that this was planned, essentially, as in 1970's style situation, where they would go in and makes them great statement a
HLN
Nov 8, 2009 10:00pm EST
energy here in the united states, us not depending on our oil anymore. when exxon just secured those oil fields there, and i will listen to the comment, thank you. guest: again, this is another good question. don't yell at exxon, they are in the business and they have to find energy, oil supplies to bring into the united states to meet our demand. but we will never be free to make political decisions about whether we get involved in wars. so many of those are involved of energy, and in the middle east, and it's an underlying issue of risking our oil supply. what we have do as a country is uptempo our sources of energy. boone pickens talks about natural gas, and there is the shales that can help, and we have to run more energy like biodiesel, we have to free ourselves from that, then we will no longer have to make decisions to to go to war or who to support based on energy needs. we should produce our own energy. we can do it, it's interesting in the last 30 years we have gone from importing 35% of our energy needs to 65%. we have to reverse that trend, and what we get for that is not onl
CSPAN
Nov 9, 2009 6:00am EST
united states this morning. you're going to hear what kind of trouble hurricane ida could bring with it. >>> is there a connection between the ft. hood shooting suspect and 9/11 hijackers? there's no evidence yet. the fbi thinks there is enough reason to look into it. >>> plus a big question today for the supreme court. what punishment is too harsh for kids who commit crimes? >>> first, the u.s. is about to get hit with the season's first atlantic hurricane. ida is a category 1 storm with 90-mile-an-hour winds. it already made a mess in nicaragua, due to make landfall along the u.s. gulf coast in the morning. louisiana has already declared a state of emergency. all right, so they're not messing around. let's find out where the storm is right now. here's meteorologist bob van dillen. >> morning, robin. satellite video, it's about 375 miles due south of pensacola. watch it ride into the northern part of mexico. doesn't look as good as it has, encountering cooler sea surfaces. winds out of the southwest disrupting that flow a little bit. good news there. buzzed down to a category 1 storm w
CBS
Nov 9, 2009 6:00pm EST
several internet bloggers to call for a ban on muslims and the united states military. what they do is further strengthen the case for the honorable discharge for all muslims. how many do we have? how many do we have going around that tame? we don't. almost every single terrorist attacks in the united states and that is since 9/11 one way or another. >> all they do is therapy and we were against that and as far as taking that out, this had is really crazy, un-american. >> they received more than 300 responses today. go to wusa9.com and click on their headlines. >>> students at the university of maryland are commemorating the 20th anniversary of the fall of the berlin wall. and they built a small wall in the center of the plaza in college park. and they are encouraging others to cover that wall with graffiti to expr-sz their thoughts on what a wall means to them. >>> right now, it's time to check on the evening rush hour. and they are going to do that in our traffic center. >> that's right. the monday evening commute. very slow and stretches here on 270 northbound. take a look includ
ABC
Nov 9, 2009 6:30am EST
landfall in the united states this year. it's already interacting with another storm and producing heavy rain in new orleans but it's probably going to pass somewhere near pensacola in florida, tampa gets heavy rain, there will be a four to six-foot storm surge and along the path of the storm between four and eight inches of rainfall, we'll see if it impacts us because some models trying to throw moisture our way by wednesday. patchy fog this morning, otherize a lot of sunshine into early afternoon. look for increasing clouds, a 2-degree guaranteed high of 71. >>> let's check the roads with kim brown. >> traffic is starting to slowdown on the outer loop about here at liberty road, due to some volume delays as you make your way towards the route 70 interchange and the baltimore national pike. things also starting to pick up, traffic volume, that is, on the top side between harford road and providence road, southbound 95 we have heavy volume with slowing between whitemarsh boulevard and the beltway but the fort mchenry tunnel is checking in smoothly. we have a crash working southbound on t
CBS
Nov 8, 2009 11:00pm EST
health care in the united states. the battle in the senate promises to be even more intense. kathryn brown has that story. >> the bill is passed. [ cheering ] >> reporter: house democrats won the battle over health care reform by a narrow margin but they face fierce opposition in the senate. >> the house bill is dead on arrival in the senate. just look at how it passed. it was a bill written by liberals for liberals. >> reporter: just one republican lending support. the $1.2trillion health care overhaul is the most far reaching since the creation of medicare more than four decades ago. the bill requires individuals to carry insurance. and includes a controversial government-run public option. to pay for the surge many coverage the legislation would cut medicare by $400 billion over a decade and raise taxes on the wealthy. >> the fact that the leadership had to break arms and still lost almost 40 democrats, shows what real trouble they will have in the senate. >> we are far from the debate in the senate. it will take time. it will be careful, thorough and deliberate. >> reporter: but
NBC
Nov 9, 2009 4:00pm EST
include familiar names as mikhail gorbachev the former leadier of the soviet union. from the united states, secretary of state hillary clinton. also french president sarkozy and gordon brown who is the prime minister of great britain. they have set up a long line of oversized dominoes along the route of the wall. and they will be toppled tonight just as the communist states were toppled 20 years ago. i'm tom brokaw, nbc news at the berlin wall. >> the memorials are being held today to remember the 136 people who were killed trying to cross the border. pat? >>> health care reform passed in the house over the weekend, but now it's onto the senate, where some lawmakers are calling it doa, dead on arrival. senate leaders need 60 supporters to prevent a filibuster and to bring a bill to a final vote. democrats may choose to let states opt out of government-based insurance program. the so-called, public option, generated a lot of debate on the sunday morning talk shows. >> 60% of the american public want a public option. >> if the public option plan is in there as a matter of conscience i will not allow th
NBC
Nov 9, 2009 6:00pm EST
difficult recovery here. >> needing the entire resources of the united states army are at the disposal of ft. hood. >> reporter: for many, one of the most trying issues is getting past the fear that this post, their home, is no longer safe or secure. as the victims and this shattered community look for answers so do investigators. there is word now the suspected gunman major nidal malik hasan is conscious and talking and though his attorney wants to make sure those conversations are limited. >> until i meet with my client i've advised appropriate military officials that no interviews, no interrogations should be conducted by law enforcement. >> reporter: right now the army isn't saying anything about the suspect or their investigation. >> in regard to the investigation, i have nothing to add at this time in regard to that and we're working very hard to get an update to you from the criminal investigating division. >> reporter: just one of so many unanswered questions here. jay gray, nbc news, ft. hood. >>> federal investigators have visited the mosque in northern virginia that major ha
CSPAN
Nov 9, 2009 7:00am EST
united states. you're going to hear what kind of trouble hurricane ida could be bringing. >>> is there a connection between the fort hood shooting suspect and 9/11 hijackers? no evidence yet but the fbi think there's reason enough to look into that. >>> plus a big question today for the supreme court. what punishment is too harsh for kids who commit crimes? >>> first, though, the u.s. gulf coast is about to get hit by the season's first atlantic hurricane, ida. a category one storm with 90-mile-an-hour winds. it made a mess in nicaragua and is due to make landfall near the alabama-mississippi state line tomorrow. louisiana already declared a state of emergency. >>> is it just me or does it seem like it's a surprise that it's november and we're just now getting our first storm from the atlantic? >> it is kind of odd. less than 5% of all tropical storms or hurricanes happen in the month of november during a season so it's odd but we're breaking the odds. this is updated within the last minute. winds are down to 80 miles per hour. still a hurricane, category 1, but continues to weak
FOX News
Nov 9, 2009 4:00pm EST
think that the united states needs to deal with unemployment. the only way to do that is through more federal spending. neil: if that were the case, why would the chinese lecture us on americans saving more on spending less belloc's -- spending less? when the chinese start lecturing us on things financial, should we not be a little worried? >> i take that with a grain of salt. the time -- chinese had the biggest stimulus program of any country on earth. they did exactly what the united states ought to be doing. neil: they are spending money that they have, we are spending money we do not. >> well, we are borrowing money at the cheapest interest rates you could probably borrow at. it is not free money, but it is a very favorable interest rates. neil: how long do you think it will be so low? >> a hard thing to predict, but the bond market, everyone is predicting, if you look at down term interest rates, they are low as well. neil: you are right about that. i am not saying that there is a graveyard staring at us, but you have got to pay for this at some point,>ok it cannot be kept goi. w
PBS
Nov 9, 2009 6:00pm EST
afghanistan. it is here to fight the war on terror. the united states and its allies came to afghanistan after september 11. afghanistan was troubled before that too. so they're here to fight the terrorism. so that's -- we share that, and of course we need to build afghanistan and need to be able to defend themselves and to stand on its own feet and to do good for its people. that is an afghan responsibility trilaterally to get to where we want to be in terms of a better government, a better society. a plan that delivers the services to the afghan people. >> margaret: your foreign minister issued a statement saying that they considered the statements from some of these to be interference and lack of respect for afghan sovereignty. do you see it that way? >> well, we must all be very careful while we are partners with one another while we work together, while we are travelling this journey together. but our partnership and our advice is a friendly one and with good intentions and not one that can be interpreted any other way. >> margaret: and did you feel that president obama
FOX News
Nov 9, 2009 3:00pm EST
have one of the largest congregations in the united states of america. if you were to just take a statistical swath of people and ask if you have ever been in midtown, manhattan, right? just because a crime has perpetrated by someone in midtown does not mean that because you were there you are associated. our speech here is very faith only. if anyone had been upset, it would have been about the teachings of tolerance and service. i think that if you are trying to hide in a crowd of people, then maybe this might be a good place to hide, but it is not a place where you will be provoked the violence, does that make sense? yes. >> [inaudible] >> oesome people may disagree wh me. but i really do believe that the media sensation that has been created around someone far away posting something on a blog is really not the american problem. it is the british problem. the british community really does have a problem with homegrown radicalization. pew did a study, finding that american muslimse5%3ñ are some e least likely people to become radicalized. the idea is that we are revisiting this,
FOX
Nov 9, 2009 5:00am EST
landfall but it will still be windy and still bring a lot of rain to the southern united states and possibly the southern atlantic united states later in the week. we have a temperature in d.c. as we to the graphics of 48 degrees in d.c. gaithersburg, 45. spre yike, 37. hagerstown, 52, not too bad there -- frederick, 37. we will see mostly sunny skies. some of the clouds will break up as they get here, i believe. do want to mention there are some spots of fog this morning here and there across the region. here is a look at the surface map. high pressure well in control here. wave got calm win. 'll have a calm day today. again, some clouds work in. but a good amount of sunshine factoring in as well. that will help warm us up. forecast for washingtofor today, we are looking for a high of about 73 degrees. not bad at all. it is 13 degrees above normal. five-day forecast, now, you will see out temperatures drop off tomorrow into the 1r0. mid-60s with a chance of some rain showers in the afternoon and evening. wednesday, mid-50s for your highs. chance of rain on wednesday as well. thursd
FOX News
Nov 9, 2009 5:00pm EST
: if you go to recovery.gov you see a map of the united states. if you click on any state, it owns up that state and literally thousands of programs, either a grant or a loan or another program. >> it's a give jaw wairks eric. eric: but here's the question, where are all the jobs? jobs aren't being created? where is 15.7 million people oust work? >> they are cannibalizing small businesses in an effort to put in construction jobs out on building bridges and building roads. unless they're creating small business opportunities in small towns, these are crofts that will go away. therein lies the biggest challenge. eric: i couldn't read this at recovery.gov. the government of guam is going to get $88 million award. guess how many jobs it createed? >> >> how many? >> zero. >> an investment doesn't drive revenue tmplet puts somebody to work for a season. if you really look at the total amount overemployed or underemployed, we're not even providing long-term opportunities for people to be employed. eric: we are up 203 points in the stock market. how is that? >> we're investing between now
CBS
Nov 9, 2009 12:00pm EST
by the end of the year. >> now it falls on the united states senate to take the baton and bring the effort to the finish line on behalf of the american people. >> reporter: but the senate may not run with it anytime soon. senator reid is yet to schedule a floor debate and while he's confident the senate will pass health care reform he's hint a final bill may not happen until early next year. tara merger, cbs news, washington. >>> are you tired of getting stuck in traffic on the way to work near tysons corner? you now have an alternative. because buss are running from woodbridge to tysons corner every morning and four return routes in the afternoon. the effort is ended to reduce congestion in the commercial hub. the service is free for this entire week. >>> metro is facing disturbing allegations. the "washington post" reports that independent monitors have been barred from doing safety checks on the tracks for a month. the paper says the monitors want to determine whether metro is following the rules after a number of workers were fatally injured on the job. a metro spokesperson says
CBS
Nov 8, 2009 11:00pm EST
and decisively. >> it falls on the united states senate to bring this effort to the finish line on behalf of the american people. >> reporter: what the bill will look like once it gets there is anyone's guess. katherine brown. >> all of marylands representatives voted for that bill except for 2 western maryland republican roscoe bartlett. >>> today's beautiful weather it was a great time to get out and enjoy the day that's exactly what a lot of people did attending the 30th annual greek heritage fess tiferl. they had great weather for this today. plenty of food, fun and music for everyone. great weather to sit out there and eat as well. >>> meanwhile some families are finding it harder and harder to put food on their table. that's why the maryland food bank is teaming up with the baltimore ravens for this up coming holiday season. >> reporter: the need is up, donations are down. some of the nation's large effort charities largest charities are struggling. >> the need is so fierce in the community. >> reporter: donors tight on cash typically wait for the next year to give to chariti
FOX
Nov 8, 2009 10:00pm EST
southern portion of the united states. in fact, they can look at the storm. it will be a category 1 and dropping down to making landfall as a category 1 around pensacola. this is the national hurricane center projected path right now. it's going to make a right turn and go over the panhandle of the state of florida and stay in southern georgia and over northern florida. zee an area of high pressure blocking that moisture to try to make its way north. it will be mainly a florida event in parts of the south and mississippi and also in alabama and georgia. we'll continue to monitor this. it's a very active category 2 down there that's churng in the gulf of mexico. at home, look at our hd skycamp relatively quiet conscience. we saw a beautiful day today. looking at 50 degrees right now. still a mild night. winds are calm. our humidity levels at 89 percent. as far as the temperatures across the area, 47 degrees in harris burg. 56 in new york city. down to the south of us. 50 in richmond. we'll continue to see the mild flow of air coming out of the southwest, which is quite nice with high
NBC
Nov 9, 2009 5:30am EST
vote for many members of congress. now it falls on the united states senate to take the baton and bring this effort to the finish line on behalf of the american people. and i'm absolutely confident that they will. >> but that confidence may be lacking in the senate, and so are the votes. >> i think we have the 60 votes we need today to bring the vote to the floor. i don't believe we have the 60 votes to pass it. >> i will not allow this bill to come to a final vote. >> one main sticking point? concern over the public option. the senate plan contains an opt-out for states but many senators are against the government plan. >> the public option will destroy private health care. nobody in this health care in the insurance business could compete with a government-sponsored plan for the government rights, benefits, and politicians will never raise the premiums. it will be a death blow to private choice. >> senator graham also says that he believes the house bill is dead on arrival. still, senate aides insist leader reid hopes to get a health care bill done by the end of this year. >> br
WETA
Nov 9, 2009 5:30pm EST
now the seniordirector of poli programs at the germ marsll fund of the united states and he joins usrom washington. thk you for joining us on the program. >> thank you. >> so describe the scene when you arrived in berlin. the atmosphere,he people and your reacti to it. >> first of all, we have to get throughast germany to hitchhike to west berlin. and thereas no sign of any chge on -- at this border crossings. but once we got to the wl self in the middlef the city, people were alreadyup on the top of the ructure, and it took all of seconds for me to get up ther as well. and i think in th moment, the world view collapsed for me. when looked down o to the mine fields between actuly the two walls -- because in between there were dogs, there we watch towers there re mine fields, aomaticeapons and these guards patrolling. we wer told don everome close to that structure because that's east germanerritory and they are on orr to shoot. now we were sitng there, joyo, jubilan this wonrful mosphere, this euphoria. a wonderful moment for everybody and a wod collapsing the same time. so you gr
CBS
Nov 9, 2009 5:00am EST
finish the job by the end of the year. >> now it falls on the united states senate to bring it to the finish line on behalf of the american people. >> reporter: the senate may not run with it anytime soon. senator reid is yet to schedule a floor debate and while he is confident the senate will pass health care reform he has hinted a final bill may not happen until early next year. cbs news, washington. >>> a bus service is offered for commuters in northern virginia. it is intended to reduce congestion in and around the tysons corner construction. 9 news now digital correspondent alex trevino is live in woodbridge, virginia with more. good morning, alex. >> good morning. we are actually at tysons corner. so four morning trips and four return ones here to tysons corner. you can jump on the bus from the wood ridge railway station at i-95. major projects to solve long- term traffic congestion around the tysons corner area are creating havoc during a time when available resources are stretched thin. >> this is a challenging time for transit agencies and local governments. >> the band-a
ABC
Nov 9, 2009 12:00pm EST
the eastern half of the united states. some are saying it will affect as others will say -- are saying it will be very limited. tomorrow, mostly cloudy through the afternoon, but most of the rain showers are to the south. it could be what mid-week. -- wet mid-week. but with the very latest tonight at 5:00 p.m. tuesday with the -- to see what the bottom ne will be with the system. no real moisture in these clouds until later tomorrow evening. temperatures in the low 70's today and falling into the 50's by tonight. some of this may be a bit warmer. tomorrow, cool and it may be a late a shower,ut still in the 60's. wednesday, cooler and breezy with limited sunshine. >> is tony old enough to watch sesame street yet? >> he does not really pay attention to too much yet. >> it will not be long. still to come, heading to where the air is sweet. we will celebrate a big birthday for sesame street. and later, allen joins oprah. she has got a lot to talk about. if you have high blood pressure, like me, and get a cold. you need cold medicine with a heart. only coricidin hbp has a heart, right on th
WHUT
Nov 8, 2009 10:00pm EST
development project going on in the united states today. >> reporter: when it's completed in 2012, the new city center-- directly across the street from the church's temple-- will include millions of square feet of retail and office space. only the church knows the price tag and they declined to be interviewed for our story, but the project's cost is expected to top $1.5 billion dollars-- a price they're willing to pay to transform salt lake city. natalie gochnour is chief operating officer of the salt lake chamber of commerce. >> we have the headquarters of an international religion. we've hosted the world in the olympics. so, we want to build a world city. >> reporter: outsiders often don't know that in the city itself, a majority of residents are not mormon and some locals are concerned that the diversity of a vibrant downtown will give way to a squeaky-clean mormon enclave in city creek center. daniel darger owns the blue iguana restaurant not far from temple square. >> there's no question in my mind it's going to fundamentally change the nature and the whole culture of that part of do
CBS
Nov 9, 2009 9:00am EST
as a result of binge drinking. >> the number in the united states, are the problems you are talking about the same in europe where we know that children drink at a younger age and even drink with their families. it is part of the culture. >> a lot of people are under the impression that a younger drinking age is protective and ofen the european story is recounted. the european story is a myth. the legal drinking ages are younger in europe and their binge drinking problems are the same or worse than in america. >> reporter: you say this is a fight parents should pick with their children. pediatricians say pick your battles with their children. >> yes. i think a lot of parents by the time the kids are 15, 16 years old are picking the battles carefully. this have a fight worth picking. and what i tell parents is, i know you don't want to raise issues that aren't going to go anywhere but this is worth raising. my favorite time to talk to a kid is when you are driving in the car, eyes are forward and you have them stuck in the car. they are not going anywhere. >> the captive audience. it
ABC
Nov 9, 2009 6:00am EST
going to weaken but it be the first landfalling hurricane in the united states this year. 90 mile-per-hour sustained winds, moving north/northwest at 14 miles per hour. pensacola, florida, should take it on the chin, somewhere between there and panama city, weaken and stall across the seeses and up to eight inches of rain among the immediate path. a swath of three to five inches. it could spread heavy rain up the mid-atlantic coast. today though 71 with increasing afternoon clouds. back with clouds tonight dropping to 48. then we'll watch a mostly cloudy sky tomorrow, the cold front to the west, ida to the south, showers could arrive by evening and we'll see what ida could do for us by wednesday in a moment. >>> let's check the roads with kim. >> we're looking pretty good at route 50 and 97. no problems as you make your way westbound across the bay bridge. we have building volume as you make your way westbound on route 50 headed to the capitol beltway. that looks great. same as you make your way northbound on 97 headed to 695. the beltway is looking great, actually on the outer loop b
NBC
Nov 9, 2009 4:30am EST
high regard for mikhail gorbachev. we have known each other for 20 years, but the united states sent billions of dollars into russia and sent the best expert there is to help them create a market economy, so much of that money went into private bank accounts of those who still have their hand on the levers of power in russia. the money simply disappeared in many instances. i don't think we were at all prepared for how unprepared russia would be to create a market economy. someone said to me here on the last couple of days, the communists always had a plan for how they would take over the west, the west didn't have a plan for how it would take over the communist empire once it fell down. i think that's a pretty good summary. >> quickly, tom, as a journalist there were few occasions when you can witness and report on something that you know is world-changing instantly, that had to be a feeling you had 20 years ago. >> reporter: as i said here getting ready to go on the air and saying to the control room in new york, there is no script. i'm going to have to ad lib by my through this bec
NBC
Nov 9, 2009 7:00am EST
falls on the united states senate to take the baton and bring this effort to the finish line on behalf of the american people. >> reporter: while the trillion dollar price tag was the toughest sell for democratic moderates in the house, it is the inclusion of the public option that could be the biggest sticking point in the senate. >> if the public option plan is in there, as a matter of conscien conscience, i will not allow this bill to come to a final vote. >> reporter: the senate bill is going to look dramatically different, not just on the issue of public option but on cost. it could end up being $200 billion to $300 billion less. whatever it is, the president wants a bill to sign before christmas, but i'll tell you, matt, that deadline seems more elusive every day. >> chuck todd, thank you very much. >>> now to that tragic shooting rampage at ft. hood. investigators are now looking into weather the alleged gunman and army psychiatrist could have crossed paths with two of the the 9/11 hijackers. nbc's janet schamlian has the latest. janet, good morning to you. >> reporter: m
FOX News
Nov 9, 2009 5:00am EST
, but eventually their health care systems are now more affordable than the united states. >> yeah, their countries are bankrupt. quickly to quentin's point about businesses, you can become an entrepreneur, that takes, now, that ignores the fact that the health reform bill has an insurance mandate, an 8% payroll tax. if you become an entrepreneur and you can't afford to insure your workers which is had an an insurance mandate is. if you're an individual entrepreneur you have to pay tax-- >> look at leo, waiting to be called on. neil, go ahead. in this system i don't want to be a patient, but this is like digging holes and filling them in. nothing to say that this is going to get its arms around our real problem. this is bad for the economy? >> twice as much as our competitors as other industrialized competitors on our health care and this is not going to reduce the cost, this is not going to make us a more competitive society and there's nothing to say that this is really going to improve our health. >> and in fact, is that 2000 pages, that's what they're debating right now, 2000 p
ABC
Nov 9, 2009 6:30pm EST
, urging all muslims to wage jihad against the united states. >> the key here is jihad or no jihad. >> aulaqi was known as a major a senior recruiter for al qaeda.recruiter for he clearly has the ability to convince people to kill others and perhaps even kill themselves. >> reporter: before the left the country, awlaki was the imam of a virginia mosque attended by hasan. two of the 9/11 hijackers also prayed there. >> his objective is to include people to attack, you know, and specifically he talks tensively about attacking the u.s. military. >> reporter: u.s. officials say hasan made contact with awlaki in yemen even before he got the gun he would allegedly use in the massacre, and army counter-intelligence knew it. ved maags community, d tht th >> reporter: today awlaki posted a blog praising the fort hood attack. nidal san is a hero, he wrote. how can there be any dispute about the virtue of what he has done. other army doctors have now come forward to say they complained about hasan to their commanding officers in 2008, based on what he said in medical school. >> well, he would
ABC
Nov 9, 2009 6:00pm EST
passed. >> now it falls on the united states senate to take the baton and bring this effort to the finish line on behalf of the american people. i am absolutely confident that they will. >> perhaps reflecting momentum from a weekend vote, voters we spoke with all said keep going. >> they need to hurry up and get it done. >> they need to hurry up. >> they should have had done. >> they have had to many years. i don't see why they need to wait any longer. >> the voices that gave rise to the tea party protests at the capitol last week remains strong. including republicans in congress. >> is steele's freedom. those of us to believe in freedom have contempt for those who would steal our freedom and contempt for themselves. >> already, some senate republicans call the house bill dead on arrival. the reasons were laid out by he rnc chairman, michael steele. >> when you look at this bill, you look at the mandates, you look at the cost, you to the government intrusion, there is a lot for americans to be concerned about. >> many conservative democrats share the same concerns voiced by republi
HLN
Nov 9, 2009 1:00am EST
supported by the men and women serving here in the united states or the u.s. army command and insubordinate commands, the u.s. army contract to command -- insubordinate commands. -- and thus the botnet commands, the u.s. army contract command. -- the army commands. an understanding of what we in the army are doing to correct shortcomings in logcap that have been uncovered by internal and external supporting agencies, the aaa, the dodig and dcaa.xd again, i thank you for your continued interest in logcap and to continue the contracting process, and i invite any questions that you may have about these important topics. thank you.ñ >> thank you, mr. thompson. and mr. solis. >> chairman thibault, appreciate the opportunity to be here today to discuss issues the u.s. and iraq have some kind a security agreement for the drawdown, and there is a phased plan to achieve complete withdrawal of u.s. forces by the end of 2011. the drawdown effort has already begun. it is however one of several tasks u.s. forces in iraq are conducting and currently and continuously evolving during a perio
NBC
Nov 9, 2009 3:30am EST
united states, against our wars in iraq and afghanistan, those are not true, those are not conclusion that is should be drawn? >> as i said, that's anek total information. >> did he express concerns, you say you don't think signs were missed, he wanted to be discharged from the army, he had a poor evaluation from waller reed. as a psychiatrist, there are too few of those, he was not let out. >> all those things could add up to a conclusion by the investigators that we should have seen something. now, i will tell you that we will take a hard look at our ourselves as an army because we want to make suring in like this ever happens again and it is our ethose to ask ourselves the hard questions and adapt based on that. but it is just too early right now, david. >> let me ask you how the military is handling the mounting toll on our troops of multiple deployments, combat deployments and what the psychological toll is. bob herbert in "the new york times" put it this way. he also pointed out that the secretary of defense talked about the stigma of the psychological problems that our troops h
FOX News
Nov 9, 2009 9:00am EST
the united states senate to get to the finish line on behalf of the american people. i am confident that they will. >> the president essentially telling lawmakers that years from now, when they look back on their careers, this will be one of the highlights of their years in public service. juliet: one of the men at the center was harry reid. what are his priorities? >> he is going to be behind closed doors with a lot of senators this week to figure out what they need to get 60 votes. he will also be waiting to hear from the congressional budget office to hear what they have scored out in terms of health care. if that does not go away -- well, it might be back to the drawing board. if it costs too much for it requires too many people, they may have to start over. juliet: the final health care package is going to be very different from what the house passed over the weekend? >> no question about that. it will be very different the a passage in the house that in the senate. lots of head cracking to get it done. first thing is first, they have got to get it in the senate first. it will
ABC
Nov 9, 2009 6:00am EST
represent the united states. >>> 6:15 is your time. your traffic and weather together every 10 minutes. >> we will start off with lisa baden. >> things are moving relatively nicely. i do not have any problems to report for anyone heading around the beltway. getting to the beltway on 95 and 66. if you're exiting from nutley street onto the eastbound 66, a vehicle is stopped at the end of the merge lane. nothing complicated on 301, route 4, or route 5. the american legion bridge traffic looks good. as far as the weather, it is gorgeous. >> indeed it is. look at our storm scan -- storm watch weatherbug network. i will show you how clear and gorgeous it is. the sun is coming up. sunshine will be abundant. it should be a gorgeous day for you. temperature-wise, mainly in the 40's. a couple of upper 30's and near 50. minute 40 to get you started. i want to show you the storm scan. there is a hurricane ida in the gulf of mexico. it affected central america and made a turn. it headed back. the gulf waters are not as warm. gusting to 115. it will hit land tomorrow east of new orleans or
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